The Librato Metrics Java SDK by Librato and author Collin Van Dyck allows API interaction. It offers Maven dependency to access metrics features. It includes resources to set up the HTTP poster and use LibratoBatch.
Microsoft's latest version of its search API (our Live Search API Profile), which was released last November as a public beta, seems to be gaining quite a bit of momentum. According to a recent post on the Live Search Blog, the API is serving more than 3 billion queries per month, more than 5,000 applications to use the API, and queries from third party sites account for 80% of the API's query volume.
Today Apsalar announced the release of two new components of its ApScience analytics suite for mobile applications: engagement index & revenue analytics. These new metrics will allow Apsalar clients to gain greater insight into how users are interacting with their application. It will also make it possible for users to be segmented based on the amount they spend in the app. You might be as surprised as I was to learn that this is a competitive space characterized by big data and advertising revenues. Apsalar hits all the bases with SDKs for Android, iOS, and a RESTful API.
Datasift has released a new query builder for customers working with social media. It answers a simple question: what do you do as a company, with all that data, all the Tweets, Facebook and blog comments about you? It turns out, that if you can really focus in on the comments about you, about your industry, about what customers are thinking, the answer is a goldmine of connection to your best customers and a key to going viral.